November 19, 2019: New Orleans, LA “Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims and the U Visa: Law Enforcement Best Practices Technical Assistance Overview

NIWAP presented this workshop at the Improving Criminal Justice Responses (ICJR) Orientation hosted by the Battered Women’s Justice Project. Grantees were provided information on the wide range of topics and various ways NIWAP can support their work with immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

If you are a victim advocate, attorney, judge, or other professional working with an immigrant survivor and you would like to receive case specific technical assistance on any of the issues listed below or other issues related to the legal rights of domestic and sexual violence survivors and their children, please call NIWAP for technical assistance. (202) 274-4457 or email us at        

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Technical Assistance Flyer:

NIWAP’s  Technical Assistance Flyer describes the technical assistance and training offered to support advocates, attorneys, judges, police, prosecutors, and other professionals in their work with immigrant women, children, and crime victims.

Materials List

ICJR Orientation Power Point

ICJR Program Grantee Orientation Material List

ICJR Agenda

Know Your Rights Information
Forms of Immigration Relief
U & T Visas


U Visa as a Crime-Fighting Tool
Prosecutor’s Tools Enhancing Work With Immigrant Crime Victims
VAWA Confidentiality
Screening Tools and Collaboration
VAWA Self-Petition
Public Benefits
Language Access

**If you have difficulty accessing this publication please contact for assistance NIWAP at (202) 274-4457 or

This project was supported by Grant No. 2017-TA-AX-K063 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.